Ubuntu provides the user with generally the same functionality as Windows, allowing you to view Internet sites via browser, receive email, working with office and graphics applications, no way inferior to their Windows-counterparts. However, not everyone is ready to migrate to Linux, pereuchivatsya to work with unfamiliar operating system and new applications. Experiments on the transition to Linux is also not always satisfied with the started their own results. In addition, it is sometimes necessary to remove Ubuntu to try to install any other Linux distribution, for example Gentoo. So, very often the question arises, how to remove Ubuntu from computer or laptop.
To remove Ubuntu, you must:
- Download Ubuntu.
- Make backup of all important documents, archives and other files, the loss of which can be an unpleasant surprise. Better save them to any external media such as a USB flash drive, or a drive other than the system disk installed on your Ubuntu computer.
- Run the command " sudo gedit /boot/grub/grub.cfg
- In the opened configuration file related to remove the Ubuntu line.
- Restore the Windows boot loader. This can be done using the Recovery Console command fixmbr and fixboot c:
- As a result, after rebooting, the Ubuntu boot option will be missing and you will be able to boot into Windows (of course, if this operating system already present on the computer as an alternative).
If Windows on your computer is missing, simply install the operating system in a standard way.
To permanently remove Ubuntu after Windows startup, format the relevant partition to NTFS. This will free up space in Ubuntu previously, to embed files and folders in Windows.